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Clinical Care Guidelines: Asthma


This asthma guideline and the accompanying patient education and other materials can assist physicians in providing optimal care for patients in a cost-effective manner. The guideline focuses on important clinical decisions and actions in the context of overall case management. It is based on empirical evidence, other evidence-based guidelines prepared by nationally recognized groups, and expert consensus about practical considerations in providing care.

This site includes the following:
  • Asthma guideline
  • Patient education materials
  • Cover memo/key points
  • Continuing Medical Education self-study activity
  • Michigan Quality Improvement Consortium guideline
  • Other tools for clinicians
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University of Michigan Health System

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University of Michigan Health System

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Links to National Guideline Clearinghouse or National Quality Measures Clearinghouse:

This tool is derived from the following guideline in the National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC): Asthma:


  • Release Date: 02/2006
  • Original Summary: 06/2009
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Last updated: May 26, 2010.